Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School, the law school of Harvard University, is a Private, 4 years school located in Cambridge, MA. Total 1,993 students are attending the school and 494 students newly enrolled for academic year 2019-2020. Its average LSAT score from enrolled students is 173 and the average GPA is 3.89. The tuition & fees at Harvard Law School is $67,081 and the acceptance rate is 12.49%.

  • LSAT Average: 173
  • Tuition & Fees: $67,081
  • Acceptance Rate: 12.49%
  • Student Population: 1,993

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,333 students have applied to Harvard Law School. Among them, 916 students have accepted to admit and 494 have enrolled into Harvard Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 12.49% and the yield is 54%. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Harvard Law School.
2019-2020 Admission Statistics
Harvard Law School
20192020
Applicants7,5517,333
Admitted971916
Enrolled484494
Acceptance Rate12.86%12.49%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)49.85%53.93%

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 173 and the average GPA is 3.89 at Harvard Law School. Next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
2019-2020 LSAT scores distribution
Harvard Law School
20192020
25th percentile170170
50th percentile173173
75th percentile175175
2019-2020 GPA distribution
Harvard Law School
20192020
25th percentile3.83.79
50th percentile3.93.89
75th percentile3.973.96

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 tuition & fees at Harvard Law School is $67,081 for law school students.The average living costs is $20,875 when a student lives on campus (i.e. dormitory or campus owned apartments).
2019-2020 Tuition & Fees
Harvard Law School
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$64,978$67,081
Average Tuition & fees (not law school)
Undergraduate$50,420$51,925
Graduate$47,562$49,214
Living Costs
On-Campus Living$20,230$20,875

Harvard Law School Student Population

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,993 students enrolled to Harvard Law School. Among them 1,740 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 253 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 494 students newly joined to Harvard Law School. By gender, there are 277 men , 284 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Harvard Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Harvard Law School.
2019-2020 Student Population
Harvard Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment1,9931,993
JD Enrollment1,7371,740
Non-JD Enrollment256253
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2019-2020 First-year Student Population
Harvard Law School
20192020
Total484494
Men285277
Women279284
Other23

Harvard Law School Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 98.93% where 561 students took the exam and 555 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Massachusetts average rate (79.01%).
2019-2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate
Harvard Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates589598
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total572561
New Graduates544544
Prior Year Graduates2816
Early Takers01
No Exam Takers1214
Exam Passer552555
Exam Pass Rate96.5%98.93%
Massachusetts Pass Rate75.6%79.01%
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020